EPPS—Fresh off hosting the BET Hip Hop Awards, Comedian Mike Epps returns to Portland. Epps is probably most recognizable from roles in such cinematic gems as Next Friday and The Hangover, but his stand-up bona fides extend to a top-rated HBO special and a stint hosting HBO's Def Comedy Jam. AH
Helium Comedy Club, 1510 SE 9th, Fri 7 & 9:15 pm, Sat 7 & 9:15 & 11:30 pm, Sun 7 pm, $30-35

CAPTURED GHOSTS—The trailer for Captured Ghosts, a documentary about mad-famous comic book writer Warren Ellis, makes him look like a totally power-mad egotist with an odd beard. BUT MAYBE HE IS? Check out this screening and ask Ellis' friends Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick, who are featured in the film, at a Q&A afterward. SS
Floating World Comics, 400 NW Couch, 7-9 pm, FREE